Maria Bruzzone Giraldez

Maria Bruzzone Giraldez MD

Clinical Assistant Professor

Department: MD-NEUROLOGY-EPILEPSY
Business Email: mariabruzzonegir@ufl.edu

About Maria Bruzzone Giraldez

Dr. Maria Bruzzone received her medical degree from the Universidad de la República, Uruguay. She pursued a neurology residency at Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, Illinois, which she completed in 2016. She then completed a fellowship training in Neurophysiology/Epilepsy at the University of Chicago Medical Center in 2017.

Dr. Bruzzone also participated in different short-term training programs such as the J. Kiffin Penry Epilepsy Education Programs and Minifellow Network: Resident Program in Epilepsy, North Carolina (2014); the Neurology Residency Epilepsy Program in Orlando, Miami (2015); the Neurologist in training Clinical Ethics Elective of the American Academy of Neurology (2015-2016) and the Epilepsy-Patient Oriented Research Training (EpiPORT) program of the American Epilepsy Society (2016).

Dr. Bruzzone is board certified in neurology and epilepsy. She is fluent in Spanish (native speaker).

Honors & Awards

TRANSCENDS
2019-2021 · American Academy of Neurology
EPIPORT
2016-2017 · American Epilepsy Society
American Epilepsy Society fellows program award
2016 · American Epilepsy Society
Neurologist in training clinical ethics elective
2015 · American Academy of Neurology
Award for best quality assurance project
2015 · Loyola Medical Center
Internal Medicine National Award
2014 · Universidad de la Republica, Uruguay
Research fellowship for young researchers.
2009 · Universidad de la Republica

Board Certifications

Neurology
ABPN
Epilepsy
ABPN

Clinical Profile

Areas of Interest
  • Epilepsy – overview

Research Profile

Dr Bruzzone is interested in the study of the roll of lipid metabolomics in cyclic seizures and catamenial epilepsy.

Education

2016-2017
Neurophysiology/Epilepsy Fellowship
University of Chicago
2012-2016
Neurology Residency
Loyola University Medical Center
2002-2010
MD
Universidad de la Republica, Facultad de Medicina